Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS1

Last Updated (30 June’13):
– Review & Sample Photos @ Pocket-lint

Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS1 is a 16.1MP 1/2.3″ CCD Sensor Digital Camera with 5x Optical Zoom 24-120mm Lens. It features 2.7-inch TFT Color LCD Monitor, 720p HD Video Recording, MEGA Optical Image Stabilization, Sonic Speed Autofocus, Creative Panorama Mode, MicroSD and MicroSDHC Memory Cards, USB Power Charging. The camera has a slim and elegant design with measures (W x H x D) 3.7 x 2.1 x 0.7″ / 93.8 x 53.5 x 17.6 mm and weight 3.10 oz / 88 g camera only.

Overall Rating: ★★★★☆

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS1 Reviews

Pocket-lint reviews the Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS1 and writes;
“The iA’s Intelligent Scene Selector also automatically recognises your conditions and selects the right mode for you. Handy. On the video front, 720p video recording completes the package.”
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Ephotozine reviews the Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS1 and writes;
“The Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS1 is an ultra-compact camera that is going to appeal to the younger generation. Yes, image quality isn’t the best, but for sharing on the web you can’t complain. It has a metal body, available in a variety of colours and battery life is fairly respectable.”
Rating: ★★★★☆

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS1 Features

The Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS1 is an elegant and very compact camera that combines a 16.1MP CCD sensor and Venus Engine image processor to capture sharp images with accurate colors and fast performance. It also equipped with a 5X optical zoom lens equivalent focal length of 24-120mm in 35mm format and has a fast maximum aperture of f/2.8 at the wide-angle end. Moreover, the camera has MEGA O.I.S. (Optical Image Stabilization) for compensate camera shake effects to provide clear photos and videos when shooting at the long lengths.


The camera allows you to record 720p HD video instantly by pressing a dedicated one-touch button. With a 2.7-inch TFT Color LCD Monitor which offers a 230,000 pixel resolution, making the Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS1 is easy to compose and review your photos and videos. The monitor also deliver 100% field of view and features Intelligent LCD function which automatically adjusts the screen’s brightness according to shooting conditions.


In addition, Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS1 offers fast start-up and auto focus and its Intelligent Auto mode allows the camera to set all optimal adjustments while you compose and shoot. There are also 14 individual Scene Modes such as Portrait, Sunset or Sports, which provides predefined settings according to certain types of shooting scenes. Not only does it, the camera is equipped with Creative Control and Retouch Modes which allow you to add expressive effects to your images before or after you shoot them.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS1 Features:

+ 16.1MP 1/2.3″ CCD Sensor

+ 5x Optical Zoom 24-120mm Lens

+ 2.7″ TFT Color LCD Display

+ 720p HD Video capture

+ MEGA Optical Image Stabilization

+ Sonic Speed Autofocus

+ Creative Panorama Mode

+ MicroSD and MicroSDHC Memory Cards

+ USB Power Charging

+ Slim, Elegant Design

One Response to “Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS1”

  1. werner says:

    Very nice camera. Very good built. Pictures of good quality but not more than that. Video rather good but with a lot of wind noise. That really is a shame.
    Size of video only 1280×720. For important pictures or video use another camera. But still worth buying !

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